Favorite Modest Dress Shops
Motherhood

Favorite Modest Dress Shops

The hunt for modest dresses can sometimes be challenging. But over the years, I’ve discovered a few boutique modest dress shops that are tried and true. Plus, these shops are also budget friendly and often have great sales too! A wise priest once told me, modesty is not about looking as ugly as possible. And…

Spring Cleaning Essentials
Homemaking

Spring Cleaning Essentials

Spring is here and with it brings a feeling of refreshing the home. Whether you want to get a start on spring cleaning or create a system going forward, I’m sharing my favorite spring cleaning essentials. These are the essentials that I use and love here on the ranch. They keep all of that farm…

Natural Easter Basket Ideas
Liturgical Living

Natural Easter Basket Ideas

All natural Easter basket ideas that are free of toxic items. Including basket fillers, organic candy, and more ideas for a natural home. I’m sharing a few ways that we put together an Easter basket that is natural and also Catholic focused! And before the feast of the Resurrection, I have some great Preparing for…

Family Date Nights at Home
Motherhood

Family Date Nights at Home

Taking the time for date nights and including the children is such a great way to create unity with the whole family. In this post, I’m sharing a few of our favorite family date nights to do at home. Because life is pretty busy and sometimes we forget to take the time to slow down….

How to Naturally Keep Towels White (without bleach)
Homemaking

How to Naturally Keep Towels White (without bleach)

There’s nothing like fresh, clean & bright white towels! And keeping them fresh, soft, fluffy, can be a little challenging sometimes. I’ve found a simple solution to keeping my bath towels white without any harsh chemicals. Sure, bleach works for keeping towels fresh and bright. But the chemicals give me a headache. And around here,…

Healthy Pantry Staples with Azure Standard
Homemaking

Healthy Pantry Staples with Azure Standard

Keeping a well stocked pantry helps for meal planning and staying on budget. When it comes to bulk shopping, I like to make sure that I’m stocking up on healthy pantry staples. And I like to do most of this through online ordering. There are a lot of places to choose from, but Azure Standard…

Holiday Gift Guide for Homemakers
Homemaking

Holiday Gift Guide for Homemakers

Looking for that perfect gift for the homemaker in your life? This holiday gift guide for homemakers list is compiled of favorite home tools and ideas that are way above the standard. There’s something to choose from a wide range of ideas. These ideas are picked from things that I use and love….and things that…

Charlotte Mason Preschool Lessons
Homeschool

Charlotte Mason Preschool Lessons

A Charlotte Mason preschool is a bit different from the traditional preschool education that most of us are used to. Preschool lessons also vary between each child and are dependent on student readiness. Do you have little ones who are eager to get started with school? When you’re a beginner homeschooler, everything can seem a…

6 Methods of Homeschooling
Homeschool

6 Methods of Homeschooling

New to homeschooling and not sure where to start? There are several different methods of homeschooling to choose from. And I’m going to share a little bit about a few of these methods. You may also like: homeschooling tips for beginners Choosing One of the Methods of Homeschooling The very first year that I started…

Charlotte Mason Picture Study in the Homeschool
Homeschool

Charlotte Mason Picture Study in the Homeschool

Learn how to teach picture study in the homeschool, based on the Charlotte Mason method. I’m sharing how our homeschool teaches picture study and my favorite resources for studying artists & their works. Recently, I shared how we were planning picture study in our homeschool year on Instagram. And I received questions about how we…

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Liturgical Living

Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

The Catholic Church has dedicated the month of June to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In this post, I’m sharing a bit about this devotion and just a few resources to bring the devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus into your domestic church. “Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because…

Erin Condren Teacher Planner Review
Homeschool

Erin Condren Teacher Planner Review

In this post, I’m sharing how I plan for the homeschool year. And my favorite lesson / teacher planner review with the Erin Condren Teacher Planner Binder. As we begin to wrap up the school year, I’m already deep in planning for the next school year. I’ve been a fan of using Erin Condren planners…

Catholic Home Altar Set Up
Liturgical Living

Catholic Home Altar Set Up

How do you set up a Catholic home altar? An important part of the domestic church is creating a place for family prayer. The family that prays together, stays together.” – Fr. Patrick Peyton The Catholic Home Altar This is a place that we use to gather together daily to pray the rosary, morning and…

Homeschool Tips for Beginners
Homeschool

Homeschool Tips for Beginners

With the recent events in the world, many are needing to learn new skills. If you find yourself needing some homeschool tips or basics of getting started with homeschooling, stick around. I have some tips on how to make this homeschool thing work when you’ve never done it before. First things, this isn’t a typical…

Preparing for Lent in the Catholic Home
Liturgical Living

Preparing for Lent in the Catholic Home

It is that time of year, where we prepare for the very holy season of Lent in our Catholic home. We had a great discussion over on Instagram regarding preparations. And I’m sharing some of the ideas others have shared. As well as what we do in our little domestic church. Related: Bible Reading Journal…

The Best Non Toxic Nail Polish Brands
Motherhood

The Best Non Toxic Nail Polish Brands

I’ve been on the hunt for the best non toxic nail polish that is not only safe for me, but also for my little girls as well. And while non of them are completely free from all chemicals, we at least have options to choose that are safer. I spent a few weeks testing out…

Meatless Recipes for Lent
Liturgical Living

Meatless Recipes for Lent

This list of meatless recipes is sure to inspire anyone who is preparing for the season of Lent. You’ll find a variety of meal ideas for Lent and meatless Fridays throughout the year. You’ll definitely want to save this list and come back to it anytime you need fresh meatless meal inspiration. Meatless Recipes for…

Date Night at Home Ideas
Marriage

Date Night at Home Ideas

Dating your spouse is so important to keep a marriage strong. Since having four little ones (and living very rural), it makes getting out on a date a little tricky. Now, we plan a regular date night at home. And we do this weekly! It is that important to keep it consistent. It has to…

Lent Bible Reading Plan
Liturgical Living

Lent Bible Reading Plan

Planning out the season of Lent by following along with holy scripture and creating a Lent Bible Reading Plan. This plan will help to focus on the sufferings of Our Lord during the time of His Passion.  Lent is just a few short days away. So, this weekend, I’m working on my Lent plan for…

Simple Advent Wreath DIY
Liturgical Living

Simple Advent Wreath DIY

The Season of Advent is just about here and its a great time to get prepared so that we can enjoy the season without distractions. This Advent Wreath DIY is simple to make and is fairly inexpensive.  This post has been updated from the original publish date of December 2017. I’ve included a printable instruction…

How to Get Kids to do Chores (simple motivations)
Motherhood

How to Get Kids to do Chores (simple motivations)

Parenting and raising little ones isn’t an easy job. And sometimes motivating them to complete tasks can be challenging. So exactly how to get kids to do chores? I’m a firm believer in routines and structure. Especially for little ones. It really helps set our day in the right direction.  Around here, it usually goes…

Homeschool Room Organization
Homeschool

Homeschool Room Organization

After our move to this ranch home and I set up our classroom, I planned to share our space. Several months later and I’m finally putting this long overdue post together. Just like with any space, keeping things clutter free is important to me. And so here I’ll take you on a tour of our…